Online FAA Remote Pilot Certification Test Preparation

Date: 3/13/2020 - 12/31/2020 11:59 PM

Location: Online




This UMTC self-paced online course is based on a recorded presentation by Aviation and UAS industry experts and is geared toward individuals who wish to earn their FAA Remote Pilot Certification. Students will also learn about UAS Safety Management Practices that insurance companies and risk managers encourage.

This 9 hour course covers all required knowledge content areas of the FAA’s Remote Pilot Test including: Regulations, The National Airspace System, Weather, Aircraft Loading and Performance, and Flight Operations. Upon completion, students should feel qualified to take the FAA Remote Pilot Test.

Course Objectives

• To prepare attendees with minimal UAS experience for the FAA Remote Pilot Test.

• To introduce attendees to FAA requirements for drone operations as they apply to both private and public entities.

• To introduce attendees FAA Remote Pilot Regulations.

• To highlight some of the most common safety practices for both current and potential drone operators.

First Name Affiliation
Rony Private Citizen
Jeff UMTC UMass Amherst
Sean Private Citizen
Sarah University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ed Private Citizen
Jack UMTC UMass Amherst
Daryl MassDOT District 2
Nicholas Alfred Benesch & Co. (CT)
Jason Private Citizen
Robert STCC
Peter University of Massachusetts Building Authority
Mustansir AI Engineers, Inc. (MA)
Ricky Alfred Benesch & Co. (CT)
Laura Mitchell Sand & Gravel, LLC
Larry AI Engineers, Inc
James Private Citizen
Mack AI Engineers
Mark Town of Westford Water Department
Carlin Northern Middlesex Council of Governments
Anthony Town of Natick
Joseph City of Framingham DPW
Karen UMTC UMass Amherst
Richard City of Taunton
David Town of Easton
Charles University of Connecticut
Robert Town of Medfield
Brandon Connecticut Transportation Institute
Angela Town of Palmer
Hilary University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station (UMass)
Mike Town of Winchester
  • David Price
    at Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (MA)

    David Price - UMass Course Instructor, VP, Association of Professional Drone Pilots, Pilot in Charge, Greenman,Pedersen, Inc.

  • Ryan Wicks
    UMass Air Pilot at UMTC UMass Amherst

    Ryan Wicks - UMass Course Instructor, UMass Air Drone Pilot, Diversity Programs Outreach Coordinator